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The 7 Worst Human Rights Abuses Committed By The New Xbox

It hates the poor, the military, and the Europeans, among others.

Posted on May 23, 2013, at 3:06 p.m. ET

Nick Adams / Reuters

Microsoft's new console, the Xbox One, may include a variety of features that are unpopular amongst many gamers: a required internet connection, a fee to play used games, and an always-on camera.

The internet has discovered over the past few days that these features aren't just de rigeur annoyances, but a series of actual moral crimes. Here are the worst of them.

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1. The unemployed and underemployed use games to get through the day, and they can't afford the internet.

@BenKuchera Because video games can be the only thing that gets unemployed/underemployed people through the day.

Jason Schreier

@jasonschreier

@BenKuchera Because video games can be the only thing that gets unemployed/underemployed people through the day.

You know, the unemployed and underemployed people who spend $500 on a play box which has the most realistic combat dogs ever rendered, instead of thirty bucks for the internet, which has Monster.com.

2. The always-on camera can spy on you doing all the things you normally do in front of the television.

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3. The Xbox One is a massive intellectual property crime against Sony.

4. It's xenophobic.

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5. It breaks European law.

6. We're not all lawyers, KAY?

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7. It's unfair to the US military.

Actually, that last one is a pretty good point. TO THE HAGUE

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